RETT: There is Hope was made with an extraordinary group of volunteers to help raise funds and awareness for the Rett Syndrome community. The story behind Rett Syndrome is complicated. It involves a devastating genetic affliction that starts with young girls and includes incredible family dynamics, groundbreaking treatment, care and science. The film focuses on Rett families, the optimism surrounding treatments and forward thinking scientific breakthroughs and the Rett Syndrome Research Trust (RSRT). The documentary highlights three families affected by Rett Syndrome. The Coenraads family lives on the East Coast in Trumbull, Connecticut. 14yr old daughter Chelsea was diagnosed with Rett when she was three. Chelsea is severely afflicted. In going through the painful process of finding a proper diagnosis for her daughter, mother Monica was driven to start RSRT and serves as it's Executive Director. The Epstein family lives in Pacific Palisades, California. Their daughter Hannah was ... Written by
A story of tragedy and hope as families confront a disease called Rett Syndrome while scientists search for a cure.
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